Walt Disney‘s quest to recreate their animated magic into live action adaptations will continue this coming spring/summer. Today Disney have unleashed anarchy in the Magic Kingdom with the Official Teaser Poster for Cruella starring Emma Stone.
This may not be exactly a live action version of the classic 101 Dalmatians, it’s the story of the villain of that story, Cruella De Vil. The origin story which sees The Vampire Bat herself as a young woman in amidst the Punk revolution of the 1970s. How did she become the ‘slayer’ of thousands of puppies, this film hopes to explain how she becomes that evil sadistic creature.
When can we see the first footage? Amazingly tomorrow as Disney will release the official First Trailer! Stay tuned!
Academy Award® winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars in Disney’s Cruella, an all-new live-action feature film about the rebellious early days of one of cinemas most notorious – and notoriously fashionable – villains, the legendary Cruella de Vil. Cruella, which is set in 1970s London amidst the punk rock revolution, follows a young grifter named Estella, a clever and creative girl determined to make a name for herself with her designs. She befriends a pair of young thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they are able to build a life for themselves on the London streets. One day, Estella’s flair for fashion catches the eye of the Baroness von Hellman, a fashion legend who is devastatingly chic and terrifyingly haute, played by two-time Oscar® winner Emma Thompson (“Howards End,” “Sense & Sensibility”). But their relationship sets in motion a course of events and revelations that will cause Estella to embrace her wicked side and become the raucous, fashionable and revenge-bent Cruella. Disney’s “Cruella” is directed by Craig Gillespie (“I Tonya”) and produced by Andrew Gunn (“Freaky Friday”), Marc Platt (“Mary Poppins Returns”) and Kristin Burr (“Christopher Robin”), with Emma Stone and Michelle Wright (“Baby Driver”) serving as executive producers. Two-time Oscar®- winning costume designer Jenny Beavan (“Mad Max: Fury Road,” “A Room with a View”) creates the dazzling and imaginative costumes, which take on a life of their own.
The film is directed by I, Tonya‘s Craig Gillespie and co-stars Paul Walter Hauser, Joel Fry, Emily Beacham, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Emma Thompson and Mark Strong.
Cruella is set for an 28th May 2021 UK, Irish and USA cinema and Disney+ Release,